Certified Coder

Under the supervision of the Coding and Data Quality Manager, the Certified Coder is responsible for following established procedures for the review, classification, and abstraction of clinical data from patients medical records regarding diseases, treatment given, and operative procedures. Certified Coder also abstracts and codes relevant data elements for each inpatient discharge, inpatient interim, outpatient surgery, clinic and ancillary visit coding.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Post High School or equivalent
  • Two years of acute care coding experience
  • Must have thorough knowledge of medical terminology/anatomy/ physiology/ coding principles.
  • Required Certification/Licensure: RHIT or CCS

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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